Scott Harper Recognized On D CEO’s D500 List


We are thrilled to announce that our Co-founder and CEO, Scott Harper, has landed on the D500 List by D CEO Magazine recognizing his exceptional achievements in shaping the future of technology.

Scott’s visionary leadership and entrepreneurial spirit have propelled Dialexa’s success, making us a dominant force in the industry of digital product engineering.

Scott’s unique blend of futurism and pragmatism has been a driving force behind Dialexa’s growth. His knack for identifying patterns, trends, and unexplored opportunities led him to co-found Dialexa in 2010, focusing on providing digital product engineering as a professional service. Scott’s approach to technology is transformative – he doesn’t just add tech to products; he makes it an intrinsic part of their DNA. His philosophy of considering every industry as a technology industry has spurred Dialexa’s innovative approaches, as we create pioneering solutions across various sectors, including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications.

Under Scott’s leadership, Dialexa has received numerous recognitions, including being named in Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces, Great Places to Work Best Workplaces in Texas, Dallas Business Journal’s Best Places to Work, and Forrester’s list of leading Digital Experience Service Providers, among others.

Scott’s leadership style is one of curiosity and fearlessness, drawing on perspectives from all sides to make informed, holistic decisions. His focus on cultivating talent and maintaining the bottom line has propelled Dialexa from a three-person startup to a mid-market company with over 300 employees and ultimately led to our acquisition by IBM in 2022. This journey of growth and achievement is a testament to Scott’s ability to drive financial success and create a vibrant organizational culture.

His unwavering commitment to cultivating an inclusive and engaging culture is central to Dialexa’s identity. From the start, Scott has believed in the importance of employee engagement and experience, making it a fundamental part of our mission. He has tirelessly worked to maintain Dialexa’s unique culture, even as we rapidly expanded, creating a workplace where people feel empowered, valued, and inspired.

Beyond his professional achievements, Scott is deeply passionate about his people and the culture of Dialexa. He’s always had an active role in many aspects of the business, demonstrating his dedication to his team. From encouraging open dialogue to personally addressing sensitive situations, his people-first philosophy has fostered trust and excellence in our work environment.

Looking ahead, Scott’s visionary leadership has positioned Dialexa for continued success. Our acquisition by IBM promises an even brighter future for digital product engineering. Scott will continue as Dialexa’s CEO, also leading IBM’s digital product engineering in the Americas. His innovative approach to digital product engineering is set to be a “game-changer,” paving the way for significant advancements and ensuring Dialexa’s continued growth and success in the years to come.

We are immensely proud of Scott’s achievements and are excited about the future under his continued leadership. His recognition is well-deserved, reflecting his dedication to technological innovation, commitment to creating a positive work culture, and his relentless pursuit of excellence.


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